Kansas Ephemera

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Reference code

US US kmk 2017-18.043

Level of description

Collection

Title

Kansas Ephemera

Date(s)

  • 1940-2000 (Creation)

Extent

1.00 Box

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Scope and content

The collection is an amalgamation of Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska ephemera derived from multiple sources, dating 1940-2000. Maps, promotional brochures, and travel guides feature prominently.
Most materials pertain to the state of Kansas. Topics include plants, regions, municipalities, sites, programming, and transportation routes.  Researchers interested in the state's highway and water resources, the tourist industry, and public services may find the collection especially beneficial. Highlights include a state-issued map illustrated by F. Richard, "Travel Kansas: Kansas, the Friendly State Welcomes You" (1940) and a Corps of Engineers - Kansas City District brochure pertaining to the construction of the Harlan County (Nebraska) Dam (May 1947).

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

This collection was given number 2017-18.043

Immediate source of acquisition

Acqusition Date: 20180226

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  • Citation: [Item title], [item date], Kansas Ephemera, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Archon Collection ID

344

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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